William Arthur Rawlins Papers,1930-1972

Collection Number: 21-23-1775

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
William Arthur Rawlins papers, 1930-1972.
Collection Number:
21-23-1775
Creator:
William Arthur, Rawlins 1908-
Quantity:
8 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, reports, data books, radio talks, handbooks, course material, papers.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Papers include general correspondence, and correspondence and reports from Rawlins' work with the Food and Agricultural Organization's Mission to Poland and with the Ford Foundation in India.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Entomologist; professor of entomology, Cornell University.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Papers include general correspondence (1930-1972), and correspondence and general reports from Rawlins' work with the Food and Agricultural Organization's Mission to Poland (1947, 1951-1952), and with the Ford Foundation in India (1967-1970); reports, the majority on potato disease, lettuce yellows, aster yellows and carrot rust fly control; data books recording the progress of various potato experiments (1937-1958); county agents' school reports; and miscellaneous radio talks, senate testimony, handbooks, and course material.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Rawlins, William Arthur, 1908-
Cornell University--Faculty.
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Mission to Poland.
Ford Foundation.

Subjects:
Agriculture.
Agricultural pests.
Plant diseases.
Entomology.
Agriculture--Poland.
Entomologists.
College teachers.

Places:
India.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
William Arthur Rawlins papers, #21-23-1775. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Series I. Correspondence
Subseries A. 1930-1972
Box 1 Folder 1
1930-1939
Box 1 Folder 2
1939
Box 1 Folder 3-4
1940
Box 1 Folder 5-6
1941
Box 1 Folder 7-8
1942
Box 1 Folder 9
1943
Box 1 Folder 10-11
1944
Box 1 Folder 12-13
1945
Box 1 Folder 14
1946
Box 1 Folder 15-17
1947
Box 1 Folder 18
1948
Box 2 Folder 1
1948
Box 2 Folder 2
1949
Box 2 Folder 3-4
1950
Box 2 Folder 5-6
1951
Box 2 Folder 7-8
1952
Box 2 Folder 9-11
1953
Box 2 Folder 12-14
1954
Box 2 Folder 15-16
1955
Box 2 Folder 17-18
1956
Box 3 Folder 1-3
1957
Box 3 Folder 4-6
1958
Box 3 Folder 7-9
1959
Box 3 Folder 10-11
1960
Box 3 Folder 12-14
1965
Box 3 Folder 15
1966
Box 3 Folder 16-17
1967
Box 3 Folder 18-19
1968
Box 3 Folder 20
1969
Box 3 Folder 21
1970
Box 4 Folder 1
1970-1971
Box 4 Folder 2
1971
Box 4 Folder 3
1972-1973
Subseries B. International projects
Box 4 Folder 4
Polish Mission
1947
Box 4 Folder 5
Maps of Poland
Box 5 Folder 1
FAO Field Reports, Correspondence
1951-1952
Box 4 Folder 6-7
Correspondence
Box 4 Folder 8
"Reprints" - Correspondence related to Dailp Gupta's, "Persistence of Two Systematic Carbamate Insecticides in three types of soils"
1966-1967
Box 4 Folder 9
"Indian Correspondence"
Box 4 Folder 10
Reprints and Publications, related correspondence
Box 4 Folder 11
Correspondence
1966-1967
Box 5 Folder 2
India - Ford Foundation Material
1967-1970
Box 5 Folder 3
Annual Report Research on the insect pests of Maize with special reference to stalk borders
1967
Series II. Reports
Subseries A. Potato Scab, 1930's
Box 4 Folder 12
Blodgett, F.M., "Progress Report on Potato Disease Investigations"
June 1935-Apr. 1937
Box 4 Folder 12
"Progress Report on Potato Diseases. Investigations during Summer 1937"
1937
Box 4 Folder 13
Burke, O.D., "A Contribution to the Knowledge of the Life History of the Colorado Potato Beetle under Long Island Conditions"
Box 4 Folder 13
"Potato Spraying Experiments at Riverhead, 1930-1931"
1930-1931
Box 4 Folder 13
"Potato Spraying Experiments, Riverhead, Long Island, New York, 1930"
1930
Box 4 Folder 14
Cowan, E.K., "Potato Seed Treatments and Related Experiments in Wyoming County" (with L.L. Stirland and F.M. Blodgett)
1938
Box 4 Folder 14
Cowan, E.K., "Results of Potato Seed Treatment Experiments in Wyoming County, New York"
1934
Box 4 Folder 14
Cowan, E.K., "Results of Seed Treatment Experiments in Wyoming and Genesee Counties"
1935
Box 4 Folder 14
Cowan, E.K., "Experimental Results Varying Concentrations of Yellow Oxide Seed Treatment - Wyoming County"
Box 4 Folder 14
Cowan, E.K., "Results of Potato Seed Treatment Experiments in Wyoming, Genesee and Madison Counties, 1936"
1936
Box 4 Folder 14
Cowan, E.K., "Results of Potato Seed Treatment Experiments in Wyoming, Erie, Oneida, and Madison Counties"
1937
Box 4 Folder 15
Decker, Plares, "Potato Scab Control in Western New York"
1938
Box 4 Folder 16
Dickinson, William, "Notes for 1934"
1934
Box 4 Folder 17
Dickinson, William, "Potato Spraying and Dusting in Nassau County, Long Island" (with G.F. MacLeod)
Box 4 Folder 17
Dickinson, William, Flea Beetle Experiment;" "Potato Spraying Experiemtns at Hicksville, 1933;" Misc. untitled
1933
Box 4 Folder 18
Epps, W.M., "Potato Spray and Dust Experiments in Wyoming County, New York, 1938;" "Potato Spray and Dust Experiments in Wyoming County, New York, 1939"
1938-1939
Box 4 Folder 19
Findlen, P.J., "Some Facts Concerning Consumer and Retailer Demand for Potatoes in Cleveland, Ohio"
Apr. 14, 1937
Box 4 Folder 19
Findlen, P.J., "A Summary of Facts Relating to Consumer and Retailer Demand and Preference for Potatoes"
1939
Box 4 Folder 20
Kelly, Keith and Erickson, Ralph, "Report of Investigations on Plant Growth Stimulation by Mixtures of Ground Pyrethrum Flowers and Oils"
1938
Box 4 Folder 21
McCormick, R.B., "Potato Spraying Experiments at Sagaponack, N.Y."
1930-1932
Box 4 Folder 22
McCubben, E.N., "Report on Potato Rotation Project, Steuben County"
1936-1939
Box 4 Folder 23
MacLeod, G.J., "Progress Report of Experiments with Potato Insects"
Apr. 14, 1937
Box 4 Folder 24
Mader, E.O., "Potato Spraying and Dusting Experiments" (with F.M. Blodgett and C.J. Taylor)
1929
Box 4 Folder 24
Mader, E.O., "Potato Spraying and Dusting Experiments at Pittsford, N.Y."
1929-1931, 1934
Box 4 Folder 24
Mader, E.O., "A Report of the Results of Spraying and Dusting Experiments at Pittsford from 1929-1932"
Jan. 4, 1933
Box 4 Folder 24
Mader, E.O., "Potato Spraying Experiments a Gainsville, N.Y."
1935
Box 4 Folder 25
Maughn, Frank B., "Varietal Differences in Insect Populations and Injuries to Potatoes"
Box 4 Folder 26
Menusan, H. Jr., "Results of Potato Dusting Experiments on Organic Soils"
Box 4 Folder 26
Menusan, H. Jr., "Potato Spraying and Dusting Experiments on Long Island" (with Wm. Dickinson)
Box 4 Folder 26
Menusan, H. Jr., "Report on Potato Spraying, Central Park, Long Island, 1931"
1932
Box 4 Folder 26
Menusan, H. Jr., "Preliminary Report, Potato Spray Experiments at Central Park, L.I."
Oct. 1932
Box 4 Folder 27
Nash, K.B., "Report of the Potato Rotation Project in Franklin County 1936-1937"
1939-1940
Box 4 Folder 27
Nash, K.B., "Temporary Report of the Potato Rotation Project in Franklin County"
1937
Box 4 Folder 27
Nash, K.B., "Investigation of the Potato Rotation Project in Franklin County"
1938
Box 4 Folder 28
Nottingham, J.O., "Preliminary Report on Spraying and Dusting Experiments in Nassau County, Long Island"
1937
Box 4 Folder 28
Nottingham, J.O., "Preliminary Report - 1937 Dusting and Spraying Experiments on Potatos in Hicksville Area"
1937
Box 4 Folder 28
Nottingham, J.O., "Investigations of Potato Insects in Nassau County during 1938"
1938
Box 4 Folder 28
Nottingham, J.O., "Report of Spraying and Dusting Experiments on Potatoes in Nassau County"
1939
Box 4 Folder 28
Nottingham, J.O., "Report on Potato Experiments in Nassau County"
1940
Box 4 Folder 29
Peterson, L.C., "Potato Spraying Experiments Conducted at Sagaponack and Water Mill, Long Island, N.Y."
1936
Box 4 Folder 29
Peterson, L.C., "Resume of Potato Spraying Experiments Conducted at Sagaponack, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y. in 1937"
1938
Box 4 Folder 29
Three appendices
Box 4 Folder 30
Rawlins, W.A., Misc. Reports and Studies of Potato Defects in Western N.Y.; Thesis; "Biology and Control of the Wheat Wireworm"
Box 4 Folder 31
Roney, James N., "Report of the Muckland Potato Dusting Experiments in Genesee and Orleans Counties"
1939
Box 4 Folder 32
Simpson, G.W., "Potato Spraying Experiment"
1930
Box 4 Folder 32
Simpson, G.W., "Report of Potato Investigations at Hicksville, L.I."
Box 4 Folder 32
Simpson, G.W., "Potato Spraying and Dusting Experiments...Hicksville, L.I."
1930
Box 4 Folder 33
Skaptason, J.B., "Potato Spraying Experiments in Suffolk County, N.Y."
1937
Box 6 Folder 1
Smith, Ora, "Some Factors which Influence Interior Quality of Potatoes"
1939
Box 6 Folder 2
Stafford, Eugene M., "Report of Summer Work in Wayne County"
1937
Box 6 Folder 3
Stirland, L.L., "Potato Seed Treatment Tests"
1931
Box 6 Folder 3
Stirland, L.L., "Progress Report of the Potato Tuber Injury Investigation" (with W.A. Rawlins)
1930
Box 6 Folder 4
Taylor, C.J., "A Preliminary Report on Potato Scab Control in Western N.Y."
1931
Box 6 Folder 4
"The Second [Third, Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth] Report on Potato Scab Control in Western N.Y." (with addenda)
1932-1935, 1937
Box 6 Folder 5
Tuthill, C.S., "The Potato Rotation Project in Genesee County, 1936"
1937-1941
Box 6 Folder 6
Udey, E.C., "Potato Spraying Experiments in Wyoming County"
1936
Box 6 Folder 7
Misc. unlabeled or untitled
1930-1939
Subseries B. Reports, 1940-1945
Box 6 Folder 8
Ashdown, David, "Investigations of the Control of Lettuce Yellows through Control of the Aster Leafhopper"
1943
Box 6 Folder 9
Bradfield, R. and Mustgrave, R.B., "Summaries of the Yields of all Crops Grown in the Potato Rotation Experiment in Franklin, Genesee, and Steuben Counties for the first Five-Year Period"
1936-1940
Box 6 Folder 10
Dewey, James E., "Report: Results and Observations of Potato Control Projects on Long Island"
1943
Box 6 Folder 11
Erickson, Ralph, "Report of Investigations on Plant Growth Stimulation by Mixtures of Derris, Pyrethrum Flowers, and Oils"
1940
Box 6 Folder 11
Erickson, Ralph, "Spraying for Control of Potato Insects, Erie County"
1942
Box 6 Folder 12
Gyrisco, George Gordon, "Potato Insecticide Experiments, Suffolk County"
1945
Box 6 Folder 13
Jodka, Jospeh F.T., "Report: Potato Spraying Experiments, Erie County"
1943-1944
Box 6 Folder 14
McGoldrick, Fred, "Report on Potato Rotation Project, Steuben County"
1940-1941
Box 6 Folder 15
Miner, F.D., "Summary of Muckland Potato Dusting Experiments"
1941
Box 6 Folder 16
Olson, Robert E., "Investigations of the Eastern Field Wireworm, Limonius ectypus, Say."
1939-1940
Box 6 Folder 16
Olson, Robert E., "Potato Rotation Project, Monroe County"
1942
Box 6 Folder 16
Pratt, John Jr., "Potato Spraying Experiments, Erie County"
1941
Box 6 Folder 17
Rawlins, W.A., "Summary of Potato Insect Pest Investigations on Long Island"
Box 6 Folder 18
Roney, James Neville, "The Potato Leafhopper Empoasca fabae Harris and its injury to Muckland Potatoes"
Box 6 Folder 18
Roney, James Neville, "Muckland Potato Dusting Experiments"
1940
Box 6 Folder 19
Roth, Roger W., "Potato Insect Spray and Dust Experiments in Nassau County"
1942
Box 6 Folder 20
Skaptason, J.B., "Test of Material for Flea Beetle Control"
1939
Box 6 Folder 20
Skaptason, J.B., "Preliminary Report on Potato Spray and Dusting Experiments on Long Island"
1940
Box 6 Folder 20
Skaptason, J.B., "Potato Spraying Experiments in Suffolk County, N.Y."
1936-1938
Box 6 Folder 20
"Final Yield of Green Mountain Potatoes...at Riverhead, L.I."
1936
Box 6 Folder 20
"Counts of Early Blight Lesion and Final Yield on Green Mountain Potatoes"
1941
Box 6 Folder 21
Smith, Wilson and Wilkinson, Robert E., "Progress Report on Testing Scab Resistant Seedlings"
1946
Box 6 Folder 21
Smith, Wilson and Wilkinson, Robert E., "Report on the Potato Rotation Project in Genesee County"
1944
Box 6 Folder 22
Staples, Robert and Cotton, Robert, "Potato Spray and Dust"
Box 6 Folder 23
Staples, Rawlins and Cotton, Robert, "Report on Potato Spraying Experiments"
1940
Box 6 Folder 24
Thomas, Charles A., "Report on the Potato Rotation Project in Genesee County"
1943
Box 6 Folder 24
Thomas, Charles A., "Report on a Supplementary Rotation Experiment...Genesee County, N.Y."
1943
Box 6 Folder 25
Wene, George, "Potato Insecticide Experiments in Monroe County"
1945
Box 6 Folder 25
Wene, George, "Report, Monroe County Potato Rotation Project"
1941, 1943-1945
Box 6 Folder 26
Wright, C.M., "Potato Spraying Experiments in Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y."
1945
Box 6 Folder 26
Wright, C.M., "Some Potato Spraying Experiments Conducted on the South Fork, Long Island, N.Y."
1945
Box 6 Folder 27
Misc. and untitled or unidentified reports
Subseries C. Reports, 1945-1950
Box 6 Folder 28
Ashdown, Donald, "Studies of Onion Thrips"
1947
Box 6 Folder 29
Belkin, John, "Report on Foliage Injury Test Plant Sprays"
Box 6 Folder 29
Bliss, C.I., "Outline of Lectures on Statistical Methods in Entomological Research"
Box 6 Folder 29
Cetas, Robert C., "Potato Spraying Experiments in the Bridgehampton Area of Suffolk County"
1947, 1950
Box 6 Folder 30
Davis, A.C. and Rawlins, W.A., "Recent Progress in the Control of Wireworms on Potatoes"
1947
Box 6 Folder 30
Ewart, W.H., "Report on Field Work on Muckland Vegetable Crops in Orange County, N.Y. for the summer of 1947"
1947
Box 6 Folder 31
French, Alex M., "Western N.Y. Potato Spray Experiments"
1947, 1949
Box 6 Folder 31
French, Alex M., "Potato Dust Experiment"
1946
Box 6 Folder 31
French, Alex M., "Potato Spray and Dust Experiments"
1946
Box 6 Folder 32
Kirk, Vernon M., "Potato Insecticide Experiments in Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y."
1947-1948
Box 6 Folder 33
Leiby, R.W., "An Evaluation of Bean Beetle Control on Dry Beans"
1949
Box 6 Folder 33
Leiby, R.W., "Bean Neetle Control on Dry Beans"
1950
Box 6 Folder 33
Leiby, R.W., "Potato Insect Control..."
1947
Box 6 Folder 33
Leiby, R.W., "Summary of Tests on Vegetable Insect Control"
1946
Box 6 Folder 34
Meklenbacher
1946
Box 6 Folder 34
Menusan, H, Jr., "Results of Potato Dusting Experiments on Organic Soils"
Box 6 Folder 34
Menusan, H, Jr., "Potato Spraying and Dusting Experiments on Muckland"
1931-1934
Box 6 Folder 34
Menusan, H, Jr., "Size of Plot and Its Relationship to Field Spraying Experiments with Potatoes"
Box 6 Folder 35
"Muckland Potato Reports"
Box 6 Folder 36
Post, Richard L.; McCalley, Russell W.; and Munro, J. Alex, "Insecticidal Application and Potato Yields in North Dakota"
1949
Box 6 Folder 36
Rawlins, W.A., "Potato Insect Control"
Box 6 Folder 36
Rawlins, W.A.; Wene, George P.; Gyrisko, George and Jodka, Joseph; "Report of laboratory and greenhouse studies pertaining to problems of potato insect control"
Box 6 Folder 37
Rawlins, William A., Thesis - "Biology and Control of Wheat Wireworm in Western N.Y."
Box 6 Folder 38
Roth, Roger W. and Gyrisco, Gorge Gordon, "Potato Insecticide Experiments in Suffolk and Nassau Counties, Long Island, N.Y."
1946
Box 6 Folder 39
Ruehle, George D., "Recent Spray Tests for Control of Potao Late Blight in Sub-Tropical Florida"
Box 6 Folder 39
Sloan, M.J., "Studies on Lettuce Yellows, Onion Maggot, and Onion Thrips;" "Summary of Year's Work"
1948
Box 6 Folder 40
Stafford, Eugene M., "Report of Work Done in Wayne County, 1938;" "Report of Summer Work for 1937"
1937-1938
Box 6 Folder 41
Staples, Rovert, "Potato Insecticide Experiments in Monroe County, N.Y."
1946
Box 7 Folder 1
Strong, Rudolph G., "1964 Experiments Concerning the Prevention of Aster Yellow Virus Disease in Lettuce"
1964
Box 7 Folder 2
Sun, Yun-Pei, "A Preliminary Study of the Influence of Velisicol AR-60 upon the Insecticidal Effectiveness of Dusts Containing Rotenone or DDT"
1946
Box 7 Folder 3-4
Misc. and unlabeled
Subseries D. Lettuce yellows reports
Box 7 Folder 5
Ashdown, Donald, "Investigations of the Control of Lettuce Yellows through the Control of the Aster Leafhopper" (Bankhead-Jones Project 50)
1942-1943, 1946-1947
Box 7 Folder 6
Bacon, "Muckland Insect Investigations, Lettuce Yellows"
1952
Box 7 Folder 6
Ewart, W.H., "Investigations of the Control of Lettuce Yellows through the Control of the Aster Leafhopper"
1947
Box 7 Folder 7
Notebook, D. Gonzalez, Savannah Lettuce Plots
1961
Box 7 Folder 8
Roney, J.N., "Report of Investigations of Lettuce Yellows and Experiments for Control of the Aster Leafhopper Conducted on the Elba Muckland, Summer 1939"
1939-1940
Box 7 Folder 9
Sloan, M.J., "Studies on Lettuce Yellows, Onion Maggot, and Onion Thrips. Oswego Co." Report and notes
1949
Box 7 Folder 10
"Reports on Projects Bankhead-Jones 50 and 56;" "Lettuce Yellows Experimentsfor 1948"
1948
Box 7 Folder 11
"Muckland Insect Investigations"
1950
Box 7 Folder 12
"Muckland Insect Investigations"
1951
Box 7 Folder 13
Strong, Rudolph G., "Aster Yellows Transitions Experiments;" "Muckland Lettuce Pest Investigations for 1953"
1953
Box 7 Folder 14
"Aster Yellows Transmissions Experiments. Notebook #2." Experiment 3D
Box 7 Folder 15
"Lettuce Experiments, Summer 1954" (Notebook)
1954
Box 7 Folder 16
"1954 Experiments Concerning the Prevention of Aster Yellows Virus Disease in Lettuce"
1954
Box 7 Folder 17
Aster Yellows Transitions Experiments" Notebook #1, #3
Box 7 Folder 18
"Insecticide Experiments, Notebooks #1 and #2
1955
Box 7 Folder 19
Thompson, Leith S., "1958 Experiments Concerning Prevention of Aster Yellows Virus Disease..." Summer Report
1958
Box 7 Folder 19
Thompson, Leith S., "1959 Studies of Aster Yellows and Its Vector, the Six-Spotted Leafhopper"
1959
Box 7 Folder 19
Thompson, Leith S., "1960 Summer Report. 'Aster-Yellows and the Six-Spotted Leafhopper'"
1960
Subseries E. Carrot rust fly reports
Box 5 Folder 4
Unknown. "Carrot Rust Fly Experiments in 1951"
1951-1952
Box 5 Folder 4
"Preliminary Trials to Control the Carrot Rust Fly"
Box 5 Folder 4
"Carrot Rust Fly Experiments, Summer 1952. Spray Treatment for Second Brood Maggots"
1952
Box 8 Folder 1-3
Harris, Emmet D. Jr., "Summer Report for 1952," Carrot Insect Investigations
1952-1953
Box 8 Folder 4
"Report of Carrot Rust Fly Investigations"
1955
Box 8 Folder 5
Misc. Reports
Box 8 Folder 6
Project Reports
1935-1960
Subseries F. Onion maggots
Box 8 Folder 7
Project Reports
Series III. Data books
Box 8 Folder 8
Wormwire Project B.J. 32
1937
Box 8 Folder 9
Wormwire Project
1938-1939
Box 8 Folder 10
Western New York Potato Spraying Projects
1938-1940
Box 8 Folder 11
Muckland Potato Dusting Project
1939-1940
Box 8 Folder 12
Cotton
1941
Box 8 Folder 13
1945 Potato Experiments, Suffolk County by George G. Gyrisko
1945
Box 8 Folder 14
1945 Potato Project, Suffolk County, George G. Gyrisko
1945
Box 8 Folder 15
Watkins, Thomas C. and Norton, L.B., "Properties and Commercial Sources of Insecticide Dust Diluents and Carriers"
Feb. 1947
Box 8 Folder 16
Muckland Potato Project
1941
Box 8 Folder 17
Unidentified
Box 8 Folder 18-19
"Abstracts of the Chlordane, Endrin, and Heptachlor Literature"
Nov. 1954-1958
Box 8 Folder 20-21
Heptachlor Formulator's Manual
Series IV. Miscellany
Subseries A. County agents school reports
Box 8 Folder 22
1932-1933, 1935-1936, 1938
Box 8 Folder 23
1939-1940
Box 8 Folder 24
1941
Box 8 Folder 25
1942
Box 5 Folder 5
1943
Box 5 Folder 6
1944
Box 5 Folder 7
1945
Box 5 Folder 8
1947
Box 5 Folder 9
1950
Subseries B. Congress of crop protection, 1957
Box 5 Folder 10
Books and programs
Box 5 Folder 11
Folder contents
Subseries C. Radio Talks, 1931-1951
Box 5 Folder 12
Radio Talks
1931-1951
Subseries D. Course material
Box 5 Folder 13
Entomology 12
Box 5 Folder 14
Class Reports on Insecticides
Subseries E. Testimony
Box 5 Folder 15
Copy of testimony to be presented at the hearings of the Food and Drug Administration on insecticide residues
Subseries F. Miscellany
Box 5 Folder 16
Potato Committee Meeting
1947
Box 5 Folder 17
Handbook for Operators of Potato Spray Rings
1948
Box 5 Folder 18
Fumigation Plots on Muck
1954